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Tales from Balzac.

HonorГ© de Balzac

Tales from Balzac.

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Georges Lannois.
      SeriesPergamon Oxford French series, The Commonwealth and international library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2159.A3 L3 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 149 p.
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5078326M
      ISBN 100080163785
      LC Control Number74138659
      OCLC/WorldCa153089


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